A little boy of two years old, Luck Pius, has been rescued from his father and his stepmother in their home in Amagba GRA, Edo state over alleged maltreatment.
The little boy’s mother was said to have been separated from his father and is being taken care of by his stepmother and father who abandoned him at home all by himself without anyone to care for him.
Men of the Edo state Police Command, officials of Edo state ministry of women affairs and social development (MWASD) and Jennifer Ero led Child Protection Network, based on a tipoff rescued the little boy who was maltreated and abused by his father, Pius Happy and his stepmother Alice Pius. His parents were later arrested and charged to court.
However, the Edo state Department of Public Prosecution (DPP) has taken over the case and it is being represented by Barrister Adekunbi.
Speaking on the child abuse case, Adekunbi reveals reasons the DPP took over the case.
"The matter is of public interest hence, the need for the ministry of justice to take over and ensure justice for the little baby who is less than three years".
The little Lucky has been taken to custody by the officials of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development while the case has been adjourned to January 16, 2018.
The news was shared on Facebook by Ehis Agugu.
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